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Andrew Guan

Surfing China and Wabsono Announces 4 Tidal Bore Surfers for 2010

09 September 2010, 18.56 | Posted in China Surfing | No comments »

(Hangzhou, China Sept. 2010) Surfing China today announced the names of the 4 invited surfers to this years Qintang Tidal Bore event scheduled for September 23rd – 25th in Hangzhou, China.
Returning for a second year is Hawaiian big wave charger, Jamie Sterling
New this year,
Jamie’s regular tow partner and fellow Hawaiian Mikala Jones of the famous North Shore Joneses.
On the second ski, co star of Endless summer “part deaux”, Longboarder and SUPer, Robert “Wingnut” Weaver of Santa Cruz will be joined by the costar and winner of the longboard divison of MTV’s “Surfer Girls”, the multi talented Mary Osborne of Ventura.

The event is held during the Fall lunar equinox, in the beautiful Chinese city of Hangzhou. The Qintang river bore breaks for over 30 miles and is regularly between 9 and 12 ft faces. There are big rolling faces, walls of white water and reflecting wedged barrels along the way. 4 to 6 world class surfers will trade cut backs, slashs, airs and tail whips as they ride the daily bore to the cheers and amazement of literally hundreds of thousands of people lining the shores.

Past years athletes included Rusty & Greg Long, Mark Healy and Serghino Laus.

For additional Information, contact Glenn Brumage gbrumage@cox.net
or visit: http://www.surfingchinaexpo.com/

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